Time Spent by children online linked to requests for junk food


United Kingdom researchers conducted a study that found that young children who spend more than half an hour a day online were almost twice as likely to pester their parents for junk food. The study, published on October 17, 2018, also found that “primary school children who spent more than three hours on the web were more than four times more likely to spend their pocket money on chocolate, crisps, sugary drinks”.

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